Shaken Baby Syndrome: A South African Medico-Legal Perspective

Shaken Baby Syndrome refers to the violent and repetitive shaking of an infant, and is a form of abusive head trauma. It was first described in 1974, and has since been the topic of intensive study and discussion. The syndrome has classically been diagnosed with a triad of injuries, namely subdural...
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Author:

Andra Le Roux-Kemp [VerfasserIn]

Elsie Burger [VerfasserIn]

Format:

Electronic Article

Language:

Afrikaans ; German ; English ; Dutch

Published:

2014

Subjects:

Shaken Baby Syndrome

abusive head trauma

child abuse

medico-legal practice

evidence-based medicine

triad of injuries

expert witnesses

exoneration

Containing Work:

In: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal - North-West University, 2008, 17(2014), 4, Seite 1286-1316

Containing Work:

volume:17 ; year:2014 ; number:4 ; pages:1286-1316

Links:

http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/pelj.v17i4.03 [kostenfrei]

https://doaj.org/article/8e0d689a730b4d7f93c01d762d86f907 [kostenfrei]

http://www.nwu.ac.za/sites/www.nwu.ac.za/files/files/p-per/issuepages/2014volume17no4/2014%2817%294LeRouxKemp%26Burger.article.pdf [kostenfrei]

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Catalog id:

DOAJ018993230

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